Black Sabbath - Sweet Leaf Chords & Tabs

 

Sweet Leaf Chords & Tabs

Black Sabbath Chords & Tabs

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Sweet Leaf Tab

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Black Sabbath
Sweet Leaf (As transcribed by Steve Mueller)
 
Main Riff
 
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-------x-x---7\-5-------5--7--|----------x-x----7\-5-------5--7----------
-7-7---x-x---5\-3----0--3--5--|----7-7---x-x----5\-3----0--3--5----------
-5-5--------------------------|----5-5-----------------------------------
 
 
Repeat this lick again and throughout main verses...
 
 
 
Lyrics: (first verse)
 
 
When I first met you, I didn't realize,
I can't forget you, or your surprise.
 
 
You introduced me, into my mind,
and left me wanting, you and your prize.
 
 
 
 
Chorus
 
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-7---(7)-\----5----10---14---7-|-7---(7)-\----5---10--14---7--------------
-5---(5)-\----3-----8---12---5-|-5---(5)-\----3----8--12---5--------------
 
    -slow slide-
 
 
 
Now repeat main riff for Verse 2...
 
 
Verse 2
 
 
Great people don't know, what your about,
They'll put you down, and shut you out.
 
 
You gave to me, a new beginning,
And soon the world will love you Sweet Leaf.
 
 
 
And on, and on, and on....
 
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Sweet Leaf         by Black Sabbath 
                                    From Master Of Reality
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/black_sabbath/sweet_leaf_tab_ver_2.html ]
 (There's a million different ways to play this riff)
        Riff 1                               
|-----------------------------------|     
|-----------------------------------|   
|-----------------------------------|    
|-----------------------------------|   
|-7--7-----12/11--10-----7--10--12--|   
|-5--5-----10/9----8-----5---8--10--|   
        Riff 2                      Riff 3   
|---------------------------| |------------------------|      
|---------------------------| |------------------------|    
|---------------------------| |-------7p6-5------5--7--|         
|---------------------------| |-7-7-----------7--------|         
|-7----5--10----14-------7--| |------------------------|         
|-5----3--8-----12-------5--| |------------------------|           

             Riff 1 x2
           Alright now!
        (play the following lyrics with Riff 1. Just
        listen to the song and you'll figure it out)
           Wont you listen?
           When I first met you,   Riff 4
           I didnt realize      |------------------------|
           I cant forget you,   |------------------------|
           For your surprise.   |----------5--9----------|
           You introduced me,   |-7----5-----------7-----|
           To my mind.          |------------------------|
           And left me wanting  |------------------------|
           You and your kind. 
               Oh yeah!!!

             Riff 2 x4
  (Now, play thease lyrics with Riff 1 and Riff 3)
           I love you! Oh you know it!
          My life was empty, forever on a down
          Until you took me, showed me arround
          My life is free now, my life is (real/clear/?)
          I love you Sweet Leaf, though you cant hear.
                Oh yeah baby!
            Riff 2 & 4 x4
    Riff 5                           Riff 6
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-----------------|      |-------------------------------|
-----------------|      |---4-----4--4--4--4----4/6-----|
-7---7---7---7---|      |---2-----2--2--2--2----2/4-----|
-5---5---5---5---|      |-------------------------------|
                                       Riff 8
       Riff 7a           Riff 7b     |-------------|
|------------------|  |----------|   |-------------|  
|-6-7---6h7p6------|  |-6--7/9---|   |-------------|
|---------------6--|                 |-------------|
|------------------|                 |-10--7/6--5--|
|------------------|                 |--8--5/4--3--|
|------------------|          Riff 5
                              Riff 6 x4
                              Riff 7a x14(?)
                              Riff 7b [right after last 7a]
                              Solo (sold separately)
                              Riff 8

                       (continue with Riff 1 & 3)
                        C'mon now! Try it out!
               Strait people dont know what you're about
               They put you down and shut you out
               You gave to me a new belief
               And soon the world will love you Sweet Leaf
                     Oh yeah baby!
                     Riff 2 & 4 x2
              (continue with Riff 1 & 3)
                  C'mon now! Whoa yeah! Try me out baby!
                  Allright! Whoa yeah! Oh wont you try to
                  do Sweet Leaf?! Oh yeah! Allright yeah,
                  yeah, yeah, oh try me out! I love you
                  Sweet Leaf! (fade out)
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